In their final game of the season Cleckheaton played host to Worcester at the Pavilion on Saturday,
The U12s had 2 highly competitive games with visiting and home Spectators being royally entertained by both squads of players.Peter Owens reports...
In the first encounter forwards Edward,Curley,Brandon.Lockwood & Freddy Purdy played with conviction and matched a formidable Worcester pack with their scrummaging,backs Sam Gatenby, & Chris Smith dissected their opponents defence numerous times with support play from Joshua Clough & Luke Somers,the visitors opened the contest with a try and conversion the red & whites soon replied with a great try from Kia Rika Raine who was supported by Dylan Hughes, final score Cleckheaton 5 Worcester 7.
In the second game the west country outfit who came with an abundance of quality players upped their game and soon crossed the white wash with 2 trys in the first half,not deterred Callum Dixon,Danny Archer & Angus Owens also upped thier game and passed the ball with accuracy and made valuable ground for Clecks forwards Tom Peel & Jordan Heaton.The second half was a more even contest with both sides playing entertaining rugby,2 fine individual efforts produced 2 further trys for Worcester.
final score Cleckheaton 0 Worcester 26.
On behalf of the U12s players captain Edward.Curley would like to thank Coach's Simon.Purdy,Ian.Gatenby and Team Manager Hannah Curley for thier support, encouragement & Patience throughout the 2009/2010 season.
Years stats, played 23,won 18, lost 4, drawn 1,...Victory rate 80%